El Nino or La Nina, or which month? El Nino or La Nina? Global Warming. The affect of human activities on the ocean currents and the atmosphere. It’s controversial. I know some agree with these theories and some others don’t. But in this post, I go along with the idea that this is true, solely … More When to visit Japan in winter?
Yomase and X-Jam Takaifuji Ski Resorts A little gem in Yudanaka I think I should keep this to myself really… So little known that in fact they are not even on TripAdvisor! Forget about skiing in Hakuba or Niseko if you are interested in, Less touristy Less crowded Wide open trails As much snow Real … More The Best Kept Secret I Found
The largest ski area in Japan So in this map, “Shiga Kogen Ski Area” covers from, Yokoteyama Shibutouge in the south to Oku Shiga Kogen in the north. So some locals here say that Shiga Kogen is the last secret in terms of skiing destinations within Japan, that has been kept to Japanese for a … More Shiga Kogen 志賀高原
When Japan’s decided to snow in full force… I just want to get something behind this mound of snow… Enjoy the video!
Ryuoo Ski Park Up Close Today’s Phrase Ryuoo Ski Park 竜王スキーパーク = Pronounced as more like Liu-Oh
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4 things you should know if you are thinking about skiing or snowboarding for the first time Please skip this article if you are familiar with skiing or snowboarding. This post contains the very basic explanation for visiting ski resorts intended for beginners. So Japanese winter is quite famous throughout the world nowadays. For the … More For those who have never seen snow before
The closest ski resort from Yudanaka So, let’s say, you’ve got 2-3 days booked at an accommodation around Yudanaka. Realistically you need half a day to go see monkeys. You happened to be here during winter months. What else would you do? I definitely would go skiing or snowboarding! From Yudanaka, the closest resort, technically, … More Let’s go skiing! (or snowboarding if you like… I’m a skier…)